Following hot on the heels of the presidential elections which was won by incumbent Muhammadu Buhari, the elections for the governors for 29 of the 36 states as well the state house of assembly elections will be held on March 9, 2019.
Roots of Nigeria's Election Violence
ISS, 4 March 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has been elected for a second term. Nigerians have also elected new members of the National Assembly, and on 9 March, elections will be held for… Read more »
Nigeria's 2019 Elections - Six States to Watch
ICG, 21 December 2018
Nigerian elections are high-stakes affairs often marred by street clashes and worse. As the 2019 contests approach, the risk of disturbances is particularly high in six states. The… Read more »
Nyesom Wike Warns APC Leaders Against Violence
Guardian, 5 March 2019
Amid growing security concerns ahead of Saturday's elections, Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has warned leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to desist from promoting… Read more »
2019 Elections - the Preparations, People and Prospects
African Arguments, 26 March 2018
With less than a year to go, how are preparations going? Who is running? What will be the key issues? Read more »
Police High Command Meet to Review Security Arrangement for Polls
Inspector General of Police (IGP), Abubakar Mohammed Adamu, yesterday met with Deputy Inspectors General (DIGs), Assistant Inspectors General (AIGs) and Commissioners of Police… Read more »
PDP Accuses APC of 'Plotting to Rig Governorship Polls in Plateau'
Vanguard, 5 March 2019
Ahead of the forthcoming governorship and state houses of ssembly elections slated for March 9, the PDP in Plateau has accused the APC of "plotting to rig the polls" . Read more »
Divisive Intrigues Versus APC's Gubernatorial Chances in States
Done with the presidential and National Assembly elections in which it returned its presidential candidate and incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, the ruling All Progressives… Read more »
Court Nullifies Candidature of PDP Gubernatorial Candidate in Kano
Premium Times, 4 March 2019
A federal high court in Kano on Monday nullified the primary election that led to emergence of PDP gubernatorial candidate in Kano, Abba Yusuf. Read more »
Ortom Alerts of Plot to Rig Benue Elections With Military Personnel
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has alerted Nigerians, Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), security agencies, local and international observers of All Progressives Congress… Read more »
Elections - Police IG Bans Use of Unmarked, Covered Vehicle Number Plates
Premium Times, 5 March 2019
The acting Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate ban on unauthorised use of unmarked and covered vehicle number plates across the country. Read more »
'I'm Certain of Winning Lagos Gubernatorial Election On Saturday'
Mr. Jimi Agbaje is the standard bearer of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the gubernatorial election in Lagos State on Saturday. He spoke on his chances of defeating the… Read more »
Upon the announcement that incumbent Muhammadu Buhari had won the election, the stock markets plummeted, losing at least U.S.$1.5 billion. Analysts attributed this loss to investor ... Read more »
Atiku Abubakar, 77, a former vice president of Nigeria under the leadership of then former president Olusegun Obasanjo, ran against incumbent Muhammadu Buhari for the presidency on ... Read more »
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